Posts Tagged “Governor”

Republican legislators criticize Pritzker Gas Tax

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Republican legislators criticize Pritzker Gas Tax

Republican legislators criticize Pritzker Gas Tax  Governor Pritzker’s doubling of the Illinois Gasoline Tax causes damage to Illinois economy coalition of Republican legislators argue in an Op-Ed commentary By Republican State Representatives Transportation is a vital part of the Illinois economy. When it comes to Interstate highways, Illinois has the third most Interstates in the…

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Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax

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Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax

Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax Pritzker’s Proposal for State Parking Tax in ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Plan Will Do Real Harm to Illinois Business Climate. Confiscatory parking tax targets City and unreasonably burdens Chicago workers and businesses The “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan recently released by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed a 6%…

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Ray Hanania on Politics Podcast: Pritzker’s “unFair Tax”

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Ray Hanania on Politics Podcast: Pritzker’s “unFair Tax”

Ray Hanania on Politics Podcast: Pritzker’s “unFair Tax” In his latest podcast, Ray Hanania on Politics, former Chicago City Hall reporter Ray Hanania digs deep into the problems that Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s “Fair tax’ poses for Illinois taxpayers. Hanania explores the problems caused when the state replaces the Flat Tax on incomes with a “graduated…

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J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game

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J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game

J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game Once again, Pritzker thinks money will not only buy him into statewide office but it will also pull the wool over the eyes of Illinois taxpayers. Pritzker’s new income tax plan changes the flat tax to a graduated tax that would open the door to significant tax increases on…

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Pritzker announces more appointments

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Pritzker announces more appointments

Pritzker announces more appointments Today, Thursday Jan. 17, 2019, Governor JB Pritzker made the following personnel announcements in his administration: Sol Flores will serve as Deputy Governor. Flores is the founding Executive Director of La Casa Norte, a non-profit organization established in 2002 that has served more than 30,000 youth and families confronting homelessness. Flores…

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Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP

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Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP

Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP Cook County Commissioner and the County’s GOP Chairman Sean Morrison condemned Governor Bruce Rauner following disclosures Friday he abandoned his re-election campaign in the face of J.B. Pritzker’s challenge. Morrison said Rauner’s cowardly action severely injured the state Republican Party, and he urged an emergency statewide GOP meeting to…

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Pritzker packs ’em in

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Pritzker packs ’em in

Pritzker packs ’em in Candidate for governor visits Brookfield By Steve Metsch It’s doubtful the Brookfield Ale House has ever been so packed at 4 p.m. on a Tuesday. But it was standing room only Aug. 28 when J.B. Pritzker, the Democratic nominee for governor, paid a visit. The Lyons Township Democratic Organization hosted. “We…

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Law to improve internet access for seniors passed and signed

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Law to improve internet access for seniors passed and signed

Law to improve internet access for seniors passed and signed Gov. Bruce Rauner signed bills today to increase Illinois seniors’ access to high-speed internet and provide more convenience with permanent identification cards. House Bill 5752 creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access, often called high-speed internet, throughout the state, including…

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Rauner vetos bill to reorganize Metro East Sanitary District

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Rauner vetos bill to reorganize Metro East Sanitary District

Rauner vetos bill to reorganize Metro East Sanitary District Gov. Rauner vetoes SB 2368. Stops manipulation of local government balance of power, in St. Louis region. Gov. Bruce Rauner today vetoed Senate Bill 2368, saying it was a politically motivated attempt to undercut the good work of the Metro East Sanitary District (MESD) Board of Commissioners….

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Cook County GOP Chairman Endorses Bruce Rauner for Re-election

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Cook County GOP Chairman Endorses Bruce Rauner for Re-election

Cook County GOP Chairman Endorses Bruce Rauner for Re-election Cook County Republican Party Chairman Sean M. Morrison announced his personal endorsement of Governor Bruce Rauner for re-election this morning. Citing Governor Rauner’s tireless efforts to rebuild the Republican Party in Illinois and fight one party rule in Springfield as the two central reasons for Chairman…

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